The back waters of Kerala intermingled with lagoons and lakes lie parallel to the Arabian sea. A ride on the luxurious houseboats, traditionally known as Kettuvalloms (over 60 ft in length the boat has been remodeled with all basic facilities like bedrooms, toilet, kitchen, bathrooms) is an interesting one. One can have a close view of the country side, fishing activity, coconut palms lining the waters and also relish the fresh fish delicacies, which are truly mind-blowing experiences. There are beautiful resorts here which offers comfortable stay, Ayurvedic massages, yoga, cultural tours, water skiing and boating facilities. Heritage homes- traditional large houses ('tharavadu') in typical Kerala style architecture, are also available for stay.